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Feb 16, 2016
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Questioning justice in the Ghomeshi trial

Stephen Kimber
Did he do it? Of course. Did the Crown prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, that Jian Ghomeshi sexually assaulted three women? That's more complicated.
Podcast
May 3, 2015
Woman in handcuffs

The battered woman's defence

WINGS
Why would she kill her abuser? Excerpts from mock-trial testimony by psychologist Dr. Lenore Walker.
Podcast
Jan 11, 2012
Redeye

B.C. trial lawyers start job action

Redeye
Last week, more than half of the province's 70 courtrooms had no duty counsel, the lawyers who usually represent people for first-time appearances.
Podcast
Mar 25, 2011

Legal aid an essential public service

Redeye
Redeye finds out about a recent report making the case that access to our legal system is one of the basic pillars of society along with education, health care and social welfare.
News
Nov 24, 2010

Ezra Levant ordered to pay $25,000 for libel

Dana Lacey
The rabid right-wing pundit showed 'reckless indifference' to the truth when writing blog posts about the Canadian Human Rights Commission lawyer Giacomo Vigna.
Podcast
Apr 27, 2010

Decoder - Episode 6

Decoder
This episode - bloggers and publication bans....bloggers to robots. Should journalists worry? And what about reality TV? Is it really real? And more importantly, is it journalism?
Podcast
Apr 22, 2010

Decoder - Episode 5

Decoder
On this episode – do cameras belong in the courtroom? ...we visit a classroom where students are encouraged to use iPods in class… and is the best teacher of internet safety the internet itself?
Activist Toolkit

Dealing with arrest

Guides
Guides and services about what to do if you're arrested anywhere in Canada
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